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November 17, 2006


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As the daughter of one of the guys who figured out how much your business was worth when the state wanted to put a freeway through it, I felt compelled to tell you that your statement that people are powerless when the state wants your property is inaccurate.

When the offer is made, if you don't like it, you do have the right to refuse to sell. There was a guy who didn't want to sell his house when Chrysler was building a plant and needed the space for a parking lot. So they built the lot around his house. He eventually left because of the noise, but he didn't leave until he was ready.

Or you can ask for arbitration and take your dispute to court. I remember my father complaining about those cases at the dinner table.

I deon't know where exactly your beloved childhood landmark was, but I can tell you that if it took the state twenty years to start building, it was because they couldn't start building until all the land they needed was acquired, which meant not being able to take possession until either the owner was satisfied or all the requirements for condemnation were satisfied. Luckily for everyone he ever dealt with, my father at least saw what he was doing as a public trust which meant he could neither overestimate the worth of a business and waste the public's money or underestimate the worth of a business and cheat the owner.

I am afraid your facts are inaccurate about the rights the state has. In any event, the freeway of which I spoke was delayed because of a lawsuit by a small city it was to have bisected, not because of any individual homeowner questions.

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Hello, I'm a young male in the state of New Mexico. Im from i little town called bernalillo. i was raised by my grand parants on there farm. they have 2 1/2 acres, with the best orchird in the whole state. it took my grandpa his whole life to grow the trees, and the city of Rio Rancho wants to build a Freeway through are land. My grandfather had the land appraised, and its value is 250,000+, from what he knows they are only going to give him 75,000 if that. they do not want to give up our land. we were told that if we could make one of are trees a monument that they could not tear it down which would save are place. it is a cottonwood tree that's hight is 110ft, and the diameter is 20ft. If there is any information that you could give us to help please contact me at (505)280-2110 or Email me at [email protected]

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Nathan & the Pratt Family

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